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  • Pattaya News

    Second Indian tourist in a month tragically drowns in Pattaya pool

    In a heartbreaking turn of events, an Indian tourist tragically met an untimely demise when he drowned at a hotel pool in Pattaya. The incident happened on Tuesday, July 11, less than a month after another Indian tourist also drowned in a Pattaya hotel pool. Local media reports indicate that the authorities have refrained from disclosing the victim’s identity to…

  • Central Thailand News

    Thai Man drowns in canal after getting entangled in fishing net

    A tragic incident occurred when a 48 year old Thai man named Wichai drowned in a canal after getting entangled in a fishing net while collecting clams. The man suffered from poor health and typically would not undertake such tasks himself, but he had accepted a 200 baht order for clams. His lifeless body was spotted by a friend in…

  • Krabi News

    Russian tourist tragically drowns off Krabi island

    Another tourist has tragically drowned in Thailand. The 55 year old Russian man drowned off an island in Krabi, The Phuket Express reported on Monday. The man had arrived in Krabi from Phuket with a tour guide over the weekend and joined a snorkelling activity at Monkey Bay on Phi Phi Don island. His body was later found floating in the…

  • Koh Samui News

    German man drowns at Koh Samui beach

    There’s been another tragic drowning at one of Thailand’s holiday paradises, this time the island of Koh Samui. A 58 year old German man drowned at Koh Samui‘s Chaweng Beach on Monday. Bo Phut Police said the tourist had gone into the water with his girlfriend. When his girlfriend got out of the water, she could not find her boyfriend…

  • Krabi News

    Taiwanese tourist tragically drowns while snorkeling off Krabi

    A Taiwanese tourist tragically drowned while snorkelling off an island in Thailand’s Krabi province. The tourist, 36 year old Yueh Lee, had been snorkelling off the island of Koh Hong on Tuesday, according to his friend. The unidentified friend said they had been looking at coral reefs. Lifeguards then noticed that Yueh had been lying face down in the water…

  • Thailand News

    19 year old man drowns in a Kanchanaburi river while rescuing his puppy

    A 19 year old man drowned after he jumped into a river to rescue his puppy yesterday. The victim identified as “Aphisit” and his co-worker drove to the Mae Klong River in the western province of Kanchanaburi to fetch some water for their construction work. His puppy fell in the river, but he didn’t notice until it had been swiped…

  • Northern Thailand News

    Buriram man drowns after being struck by lightning

    A man in the northeastern Buriram province was struck by lighting, fell into a reservoir and drowned. The man’s body was found early yesterday morning. Police were informed on Friday night that a man was struck by lightning and had drowned in the local reservoir in Buriram’s Nong Rong district. The dead man was identified as 44 year old Thiwa…

  • Pattaya News

    Norwegian man found dead in Jomtien condo pool

    A Norwegian man apparently drowned at a pool in a condominium in Pattaya’s Jomtien district yesterday. Pattaya City Police were notified of the incident at 5pm. The name of the victim and condo are being withheld pending an investigation and notification of the man’s family and the Norwegian embassy. Police, reporters and rescue workers arrived at the scene to find…

  • Pattaya News

    Pattaya curfew breaker drowns

    A 41 year old Thai man in Pattaya has drowned, apparently attempting to avoid arrest for breaking Thailand’s national curfew. He was pronounced dead after being found by local fishermen floating off the shore of Pattaya Beach yesterday morning. Pattaya City Police were notified of the incident near the Bali Hai Pier around noon. Police, emergency responders and reporters arrived…

  • Phuket News

    Chinese swimmer drowns at Nai Harn Beach, Phuket

    VIDEO: Cetin Demirci An un-named Chinese man has drowned today whilst swimming at Nai Harn Beach. He was dragged back onto the beach after being rescued by an on-duty guard with a surfboard around 4.30pm this afternoon. The beach had red and yellow flags along the shore where the man was swimming meaning that there were lifeguards on duty. The…

  • Phuket News

    Chinese tourist drowns at Koh Racha

    A 31 year old Chinese man has drowned at Koh Racha yesterday. The Phuket Tourist Police were notified of the incident at 3.30pm yesterday (Tuesday). The man was later identified by tourist police as Zhu Kai from Tianjin, China. Mr Zhu was travelling alone. He bought a one day trip to Racha Yai Island. A tour guide told police that after…

  • Bangkok News

    Young man drowns searching for coins in krathong floats

    FILE PHOTO A young man has drowned in a canal in Samut Sakhon’s central district early this morning (Friday) while searching for coins in krathong floats left after being launched last night. Police were informed around 1.30 am that the young man had gone missing in the Thahan Rua canal in front of Samut Sakhon provincial hall. A team of…